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Lote 8 things to do near Punta del Este

Lote 8 – sumptuous boutique olive oil estate near Punta del Este

Uruguay has more acres planted with olive trees than grapes. However whilst Uruguayan wines are starting to get worldwide recognition, the country’s …

25 de agosto - uruguay countryside best things to do

The extraordinary murals of 25 de agosto

Leo Arti, a French artist, arrived in the sleepy town of 25 de agosto just an hour outside of Montevideo in 2006 …

Estancia El Ceibo - Uruguay

Estancia El Ceibo – deepest Uruguay with minimal travel

El Ceibo is a typical, South American sheep and cattle ranch set in farmland amid the gently rolling plains of Uruguay. The ranch …

Rural schools in Uruguay designed by Eladio Dieste

Those unmistakable rural schools in Uruguay

In the 1960s, a philanthropist and an engineer set about replacing “school shacks” in the poorest, most remote parts of Uruguay. They …

CampoTinto - where to stay in Carmelo Uruguay

Where to stay in Carmelo

So… after reading about the fabulous boutique wineries and the charms of The Uruguayan Tuscany, you’re ready to spend a few days …

The Wine Experience - great Uruguay wine tours

Recommended wine tours in Montevideo and Canelones

The Wine Experience is more like catching up with friends and focuses on wine tours to small wineries, where you will be …

Wine tours from Punta del Este Uruguay

Luxury wine tours from Punta del Este

Private tastings with breathtaking views of the ocean at sundown are a feature of Ryan’s east coast wine tours. Ryan is the …

#GottaLoveUruguay wine tasting

Wine tasting in Uruguay vs Napa, California

What makes wine tasting extra special and value for money in Uruguay? I have seen a few criticisms online about the price …

Wine tasting in Carmelo

Charming Carmelo in western Uruguay, an hour’s drive from Colonia del Sacramento, has been called the Uruguayan Tuscany. The sleepy town is surrounded …

Carmelo - wines of Uruguay

Carmelo: The Uruguayan Tuscany

Flat green fields, brown dusty country roads, squat bushes of lavender and rosemary. A hundred year old general store on the crossroads. …